Women's Volleyball

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    Alli Hillgren
    Alli Hillgren

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

    High School:
    Francis Parker HS

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Libero

    Experience:
    3V

    Career
    In 119 career matches, Hillgren finished fourth in USC's all-time list with 1,485 career digs...her 3.96 digs per set average places her third all-time...she had 96 career aces for a 0.26 saps average.


    2009
    In her final season at USC, Hillgren started in every match, recording 510 kills for a 4.51 digs per set average...she had a career-high three kills and posted 28 assists (0.25 aps) and 12 service aces (0.11 saps)...her 510 kills were places her fourth on USC's single-season list while her 4.51 dps puts her in fifth place...earned Pac-10 Conference All-Academic honorable mention recognition...had 21 digs in a 3-0 sweep of Oklahoma in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...posted a season-high 34 digs in a four-set win over No. 19 Arizona on Nov. 28 at the Galen Center...had 25 digs in a four-set win on Nov. 27 against Arizona State...on Aug. 29 against Albany, she recorded her 1,000th career dig...had 28 digs in a five-set win on Nov. 13 against No. 4 Washington...tallied 19 and 20 digs, respectively, in 3-0 sweeps of Oregon State and No. 12 Oregon (Oct. 23-24)...recorded a season-high 29 digs on Oct. 17 at No. 4 Washington...posted 20 digs in a five-set win against No. 9 California on Oct. 2 and recorded 19 digs in a three-set loss the following night against No. 11 Stanford...on Sept. 26 at Arizona State in a four-set win, Hillgren had 24 digs (6.00 dps)...had 20 digs on Sept. 18 against Portland, moving her into ninth place and passing Nicole Davis (2000-03) on the career list...named most valuable player at the Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 11-12) based on her hard serving and strong defense all weekend against Idaho State and Utah Valley...had 39 digs (3.90 dps) and four service aces on the weekend.

    2008
    As a junior, Hillgren played in every match and recorded 449 digs (4.16 dps) and 16 service aces (0.15 saps)...earned Pac-10 Conference honorable mention recognition...earned Pac-10 Conference All-Academic second team honors for the second year in a row...named to the Holiday Inn LA City Center Trojan Invitational all-tournament team (Sept. 4-6) after recording 50 digs in three matches (5.00 dps)...had 17 digs in a 3-0 sweep of No. 21 San Diego on Sept. 6...in a 3-0 sweep of Dartmouth on Sept. 19, she had 18 digs (6.00 dps)...registered 24 digs in a five-set win over No. 4 UCLA on Sept. 26 at the Galen Center...on Oct. 11 in a five-set loss to No. 10 Washington, she recorded a season-high 34 digs (6.80 dps).


    2007
    Hillgren played in every match this season as a 2007 sophomore...earned Pac-10 Conference All-Academic second team honors...recorded 508 digs on the season (fourth-most in school history) for a 4.38 digs-per-game average...finished the season with a 5.37 dpg average in her final 10 games...ranked fifth among all Pac-10 Conference players for digs...on Oct. 2 against UC Irvine, she recorded 24 digs in the five-game win against the Anteaters and had a 7.00 dpg average with 21 digs on Oct. 12 in a 3-0 sweep over No. 19 Oregon....had a career-high 36 digs (7.20 dpg) on Oct. 26 against No. 9 Cal and followed it with 26 digs (6.50 dpg) against No. 3 Stanford...had 31 digs in a four-game win against No. 9 UCLA on Nov. 2 at the Galen Center...against No. 5 Washington on Nov. 16, she posted 26 digs in the five-game victory...posted 20 digs against Pepperdine in a three-game sweep on Nov. 30 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...had 26 digs in a five-game win over No. 13 St. John's in the Gainesville (Fla.) Regional semifinal on Dec. 7...tied a season-high with two service aces, adding 34 digs on Dec. 13 in the NCAA semifinal against No. 1 Stanford.

    2006
    As a defensive specialist in her 2006 freshman season, Hillgren played in 24 matches...recorded four service aces (0.11 sapg) and 18 digs (0.47 dpg) overall...registered a season-high five digs on Aug. 25 against North Texas.

    National Team
    She played on the 2008 Women's A2 National Team.

    High School/Club
    Four-year letterwinner at Francis Parker High in Rancho Santa Fe...played for head coach Eric Sato...named as Parker High's Pepsi most valuable player...earned all-section and all-league honors in her junior and senior seasons...member of the league champions all four years...the team in her freshman, junior and senior seasons won the Division IV San Diego Section championship and was a member of the Division IV state champions in her junior and senior seasons...member of the school's honor roll in three of her four years...earned honors with distinction in her junior year...selected for the San Diego Union Tribune's all-academic team...played five years of club volleyball for Coast under coach Karl Seiler...selected to the 2006 all-tournament team at the 2006 Junior Olympics with her club team finishing second in the division.

    Personal
    Allison Clark Hillgren was born on Sept. 25, 1988, in Newport Beach, Calif...parents are Greg and Nancy...has one sister, Carolyn, currently a freshman teammate...has 16 family members who have attended USC...enjoys horseback riding in her spare time...favorite movies are Twilight and The Proposal...favorite television shows are CSI and NCIS...enjoys listening to country music...majoring in business, concentrating in business communications.

    Career Statistics

    Year MP/SP K KPS TA PCT A APS SA SAPS DIGS DPS BS BA TB BPS PTS PPS
    2006 24-38 0 0.00 2 .000 0 0.00 4 0.11 18 0.47 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.11
    2007 34-116 1 0.01 4 .000 38 0.33 17 0.15 508 4.38 0 0 0 0.00 18.0 0.16
    2008 29-108 0 0.00 4 -.750 30 0.28 16 0.15 449 4.16 0 0 0 0.00 16.0 0.15
    2009 32-113 3 0.03 6 .333 28 0.25 12 0.11 510 4.51 0 0 0 0.00 15.0 0.13
    Totals 119-375 4 0.01 16 -.062 96 0.26 49 0.13 1485 3.96 0 0 0 0.00 53.0 0.14